The Centre offers professional learning experiences for the VIU campus community during all months of the year. Some sessions are solely geared to teaching faculty members who are currently teaching. All sessions are free to attend. Use the digital calendar to find out more.

Teaching Across Campuses with Video-Conferencing: Pedagogy and Technology Tips and Techniques:

Keep Your Courses Safe: Backing Up Course Content in VIULearn

Get the Semester off to a Good Start: VIULearn Checklist

Recognition of Achievements in Teaching and Learning Program: Awareness Session

Protecting the Academic Integrity of Online Quizzes: Tips and Tricks to Stop Cheating

Meet the Lightboard: Creating Engaging Video Lessons

Lights, Camera, Action!: Screencasting with VIUTube’s CaptureSpace

Presentation of your Portfolio: How WordPress can help

Building your Leadership Portfolio

Peer Observations for Richer Faculty Conversations

Mini-Portfolios to Celebrate Big Impact

Put Rubrics Online to Save Time

COWICHAN: Recognition of Achievements in Teaching and Learning Program: Awareness Session

The Non-Disposable Assignment: Enhancing Personalized Learning

Equity and Equality: Working with Students with Disabilities

Virtual Classes and Meetings: Introduction to VIU's Web Conferencing Platform - Zoom!

Virtual Classes and Meetings: Introduction to VIU's Web Conferencing Platform - Zoom!

Virtual Classes and Meetings: Introduction to VIU's Web Conferencing Platform - Zoom!

Meet the Lightboard: Creating Engaging Video Lessons

Portfolios, Blogs, and Websites: Using the VIUBlog Platform for Student Assignments and Activities

Capturing your Story: Designing Teaching Portfolios to Express your Professional Narrative

Teaching Across Campuses with Video-Conferencing: Pedagogy and Technology Tips and Techniques:

Recognition of Achievements in Teaching and Learning Program: Awareness Session

Get the Semester off to a Good Start: VIULearn Checklist

COWICHAN: Get the Semester off to a Good Start: VIULearn Checklist

Get the Semester off to a Good Start: VIULearn Checklist

Get the Semester off to a Good Start: VIULearn Checklist

Virtual Classes and Meetings: Introduction to VIU's Web Conferencing Platform - Zoom!

Course Portfolios: What are They, and Why Make One?

VIU’s New Faculty Orientation to Teaching

Energize Student Participation and Improve Attendance with Team-Based Learning

Writing Intensive: Portfolio Statements, Evidence, Peer Feedback

Writing Intensive: Portfolio Statements, Evidence, Peer Feedback

Peer Observations for Richer Faculty Conversations

Presentation of your Portfolio: How WordPress can help

Writing Intensive: Portfolio Statements

Writing your Teaching Philosophy Statement

Building your Leadership Portfolio

Capturing your Story: Designing Teaching Portfolios to Express your Professional Narrative

Recognition of Achievements: Inofrmation Session Lunch

Course Portfolios: What are They, and Why Make One?

Mini-Portfolios to Celebrate Big Impact

COWICHAN: Hands-On Exporting Course Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Hands-On Exporting Course Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Hands-On Exporting Course Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Hands-On Exporting Course Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Hands-On Exporting Course Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Information Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Information Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Information Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Information Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

ONLINE: Information Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Information Session: New VIULearn Course Retention Process: Deletion of Courses from 2012 – 2015

Giving Students an Education for the Future: BC’s Education Transformation

Aware, But Might You Share? The Trickle-up Effect of VIU’s Graduate Attributes

Graduate Attributes: What Does this Have to do with Me?

Lights, Camera, Action!: Screencasting with VIUTube’s CaptureSpace

Mini-Portfolios to Celebrate Big Impact

The VIU Difference: What Sets Our Graduates Apart?

Student Digital Learning Experience: VIU Campus Input Session

Student Digital Learning Experience: VIU Campus Input Session

Student Digital Learning Experience: VIU Campus Input Session

Student Digital Learning Experience: VIU Campus Input Session

Quizzes, Quizzes, Quizzes: An Intensive Workshop for Faculty

Capturing your Story: Designing Teaching Portfolios to Express your Professional Narrative

Equity and Equality: Working with Students with Disabilities

Protecting the Academic Integrity of Online Quizzes: Tips and Tricks to Stop Cheating

Capturing your Story: Designing Teaching Portfolios to Express your Professional Narrative

Teaching the Students of Today: Exploring our Roles and Responsibilities as Educators

Put Rubrics Online to Save Time

Six Strategies from the Science of Learning: Helping Students Be Successful

What’s My Mark?: Going Beyond Numbers in VIULearn Grades (Part 2)

Peer Observations for Richer Faculty Conversations

Course Portfolios: What are they? Why make one?*

What’s My Mark?: Using VIULearn to Communicate Grades to Students (Part 1)

Six Strategies from the Science of Learning: Helping Students Be Successful

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

[ONLINE WEBINAR] Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

COWICHAN - Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Capturing your Story: Using Teaching Portfolios to Express your Professional Narrative

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

The Authentic Professor: Toward Trust, Connection and Vulnerability in Teaching

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

COWICHAN - Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

[ONLINE WEBINAR] Changes in BC K-12 Curriculum: Impacts on Post-Secondary Education

Recognition of Achievements in Teaching and Learning: Info Session

Recognition of Achievements in Teaching and Learning: Info Session

VIU's New Faculty Orientation to Teaching

Meet the Lightboard: Creating Engaging Video Lessons

VIUTube: Come Learn What is New and Exciting with Streaming Video and Audio!

COWICHAN - VIUTube: Come Learn What is New and Exciting with Streaming Video and Audio!

Students as Researchers: Getting Students to Ask Better Questions, More Often

Course Portfolios: What are they? Why make one?*

What’s New In VIULearn: Quiz Tool Updates

What’s New In VIULearn: Quiz Tool Updates

Equity and Equality: Working with Students with Disabilities

Peer Observations for Richer Faculty Conversations

Peer Observations for Richer Faculty Conversations

Key Practices that Ensure Effective Group Work

Online Textbook Resources and Web Tools: Alternatives to Ensuring Students' Personal Information is Private While Using Online Resources

The Non-Disposable Assignment: Enhancing Personalised Learning

Recognition of Achievement in Teaching and Learning: Introduction and Details

Key Practices that Ensure Effective Group Work

Online Textbook Resources and Web Tools: Alternatives to Ensuring Students' Personal Information is Private While Using Online Resources

Meet the VIU Lightboard: Creating Engaging Video Lessons

VIUTube: Come Learn What is New and Exciting with Streaming Video and Audio!

Get Ready for the Future: A “Thinkshop” for VIU Faculty on Responding to or Initiating Change

Get the Semester off to a Good Start: VIULearn Checklist

Get the Semester off to a Good Start: VIULearn Checklist

Get the Semester off to a Good Start: VIULearn Checklist

Six Strategies from the Science of Learning: Helping Students Be Successful

Six Strategies from the Science of Learning: Helping Students Be Successful

Six Strategies from the Science of Learning: Helping Students Be Successful

Portfolios, Blogs, and Websites: Using the VIUBlog Platform for Student Assignments and Activities

Portfolios, Blogs, and Websites: Using the VIUBlog Platform for Student Assignments and Activities

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

VIU Learning Technology Consultations

Online Textbook Resources and Web Tools: Alternatives to Ensuring Students' Personal Information is Private While Using Online Resources

Meet the Lightboard: Creating Engaging Video Lessons

Finding What Works For Me: Student Perspectives on Learning

Teaching and Learning Show 'n' Share: Teaching in the Marshes: VIU's Bird Banding Classroom

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU

Aligning, Assigning and Redesigning: Effective Course Assessment for Student Learning

Faculty Practices for Professional Growth and Institutional Impact

Faculty Practices for Professional Growth and Institutional Impact

Promoting Inquiry in the Classroom: What Did We Learn?

Assessment in the Messiness and Variety of Student Creativity

TOTAL RECALL: Metacognitive Strategies to Help Students Learn More Effectively

Teaching and Learning Show 'n' Share: Staying Connected: Creating and Maintaining Community in Online Learning Environments - ONLINE

COWICHAN Teaching and Learning Show ‘n’ Share: Boring Academic Writingand Why We Should Un-Zzzzzzzzz It

Student Self-Assessment and Reflective Learning Through the use of ePortfolios

Students Co-Creating Course Content and Evaluating Own Learning

Best Practices for Using VIULearn’s Quizzes

Assessing Outside the Box: Creative Uses of VIULearn Technology Tools

More Feedback in Less Time - Using Rubrics in VIULearn

Less Marking, More Learning: It’s Time to Take Back Saturday Night!!

Design Writing Assignments that You Actually Want to Read!

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface - COWICHAN CAMPUS

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface - ONLINE VERSION

Teaching and Learning Show 'n' Share: Video Podcasts and Collaborative Writing

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn (D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Teaching and Learning Show 'n' Share: Managing Group Work and Using Infographics and Stories

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching

Teaching and Learning Show 'n' Share - Indigenous Portfolios and Interdisciplinary Simulations

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn(D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn(D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn(D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Teaching and Learning Show 'n' Share - Baking and Twitter

Daylight is Coming! VIULearn(D2L) Moves to a Modern and Responsive Design Interface

Engagement through Experiential Learning Share Out

Self-Regulated Learning Share Out

Learning through Structured Inquiry Share Out

Inclusive Classrooms by Design: Ensuring that Group Work Really Works

Teaching and Learning Show 'n' Share: Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program

Achieving Potential: Curriculum Design to Increase Student Success

Don’t Leave Inclusion to Chance

A Global Perspective on Indigenous Teaching and Learning: What Can We Learn from New Zealand?

Best Practices for Facilitating Online Learning: VIU Community of Practice

Best Practices for Facilitating Online Learning: VIU Community of Practice

Best Practices for Facilitating Online Learning: VIU Community of Practice

COWICHAN: Successful Student Learning Initiative: Reporting Back - What does student learning look like for you?

Let’s Teach Online: Communication and Community Building Strategies for Online and Blended Courses

POWELL RIVER: The Institutional Development of Indigenous Organizations: Lessons for Post-Secondary Institutions

COWICHAN: De-institutionalizing the Complexity of Learning

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU

Team-Based Learning Institute (cont'd)

Team-Based Learning Institute

Shift Happens? Paradigms and Syntagms in Post-Secondary Teaching and Learning - Leaders on Learning

Learning to facilitate learning: How my early experiences as a faculty member shaped my understanding of the potential for each student’s success - Leaders on Learning

Learning to Deal with Real World Problems: Are we there yet? - Leaders on Learning

Let’s Teach Online: Communication and Community Building Strategies for Online and Blended Courses Day 1

Conversations in the Cloud: Implementing Open Reflective Writing Experiences Day 1

Activate, Abdicate, Articulate: Promoting Autonomy of Thought

Student Challenges: Can They be Mitigated?

Learning to Live Together: Our Most Daunting Challenge

Flipped Learning: Changing Up the Ways Students Learn

Accessible Learning Design: Striving to Create an Inclusive Classroom for All Learners

Peer Observation: How Faculty Can Support Each Other?

For Chairs: Part 2 Gathering Data to Make Informed Program Decisions

For Chairs: Part 2 Gathering Data to Make Informed Program Decisions

For Chairs: Part 1 Supporting Teaching and Learning at the Department Level

COWICHAN: Creating Substantive, Purposeful Discussions

Creating Substantive, Purposeful Discussions

Creating Substantive, Purposeful Discussions

VIU Learning Technologies Basecamp

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at VIU

Leaders on Learning: Transformational Learning: The Role of Experience and Culture

Leaders on Learning: Reflective Practice: Learning by Doing

Spotlight on Faculty: “We Energized our Classrooms with Team-Based Learning!!”

Team-Based Learning Institute Day 2

Team-Based Learning Institute Day 1

A Mini-Makeover for Your Course: Aligning Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Teaching Strategies Part 3

A Mini-Makeover for Your Course: Aligning Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Teaching Strategies Part 2

A Mini-Makeover for Your Course: Aligning Learning Outcomes to Assessment and Teaching Strategies Part 1

Developing Self-Regulated Learners: Equipping Students with Skills and Knowledge to be Independent Learners Part 3

Developing Self-Regulated Learners: Equipping Students with Skills and Knowledge to be Independent Learners Part 2

Developing Self-Regulated Learners: Equipping Students with Skills and Knowledge to be Independent Learners Part 1

Accessible Learning Design: Striving to Create an Inclusive Classroom for All Learners

Flipped Learning: Changing Up the Ways Students Learn

Peer Observation: How Faculty Can Support Each Other?

Assessment of Student Learning: What Counts as Evidence of Learning?

Classroom Climate: Building Rapport and Respect from Day One

Clickers: Classroom Response Systems in Action

Clickers: Classroom Response Systems in Action

For Chairs: Supporting Teaching and Learning at the Department Level

For Chairs: Supporting Teaching and Learning at the Department Level

COWICHAN Self-Regulated Learning

COWICHAN Thinking Critically about the Teaching of Critical Thinking

Thinking Critically about the Teaching of Critical Thinking

Thinking Critically about the Teaching of Critical Thinking

COWICHAN The Skinny on Learning Outcomes

The Skinny on Learning Outcomes

The Skinny on Learning Outcomes

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Registration for most of our sessions is through inVIU, log in to the inVIU Pro D Calendar (https://inviu.viu.ca) with your computer account credentials, choose the date of the session you are interested in and select 'Register Me'.  If you run into any problems, you can call 250.740.6179 or email to learnsupport@viu.ca for assistance.

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